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Book Review:Jesus and the Disinherited by Howard Thurman

Book Review: Jesus and the Disinherited by Howard Thurman Molly Lannon Kenny (’19) It cannot be denied that too often the weight of the Christian movement has been on the side of the strong and the powerful and against the weak and oppressed—this, despite the gospel. —Howard Thurman In a recent meeting of our Living School… Continue Reading Book Review:Jesus and the Disinherited by Howard Thurman

Vulnerability

Trinity: Week 3 Vulnerability Tuesday, September 27, 2016 Did you ever imagine that what we call “vulnerability” might just be the key to ongoing growth? In my experience, healthily vulnerable people use every occasion to expand, change, and grow. Yet it is a risky position to live undefended, in a kind of constant openness to… Continue Reading Vulnerability

Interfaith Friendship

Trinity: Week 3 Interfaith Friendship Monday, September 26, 2016 Trinitarian theology offers us perhaps the best foundation for true interfaith dialogue and friendship we’ve ever had, because now Christians don’t have Jesus as our primary or only trump card. This makes mutual respect and intelligent dialogue with other religions easier and much more natural. Up… Continue Reading Interfaith Friendship

A Relational Universe

Trinity: Week 2 A Relational Universe Monday, September 19, 2016 If a rational Creator started this whole thing, then there has to be a “DNA connection,” as it were, between the One who creates and what is created. One of the many wonderful things that scientists are discovering as they compare their observations through microscopes… Continue Reading A Relational Universe

Universal Reality

Community Universal Reality Thursday, April 21, 2016 Almost all primal and traditional societies, which is most of humanity since the beginning of time, have believed that meaning is not created or manufactured by the individual; meaning is discovered, and because it is universal, it will be discovered by many others too. That is the basis… Continue Reading Universal Reality

Scripture: Week 2 Summary

Scripture: Week 2 Summary: Sunday, February 28-Friday, March 4 The first act of divine revelation is creation itself. The Bible of nature, was written at least 13.8 billion years before the Bible of words, at the moment of the Big Bang. (Sunday) God simply wants mirroring images of God to live on this earth and… Continue Reading Scripture: Week 2 Summary

Divinization

Scripture: Week 2 Divinization Friday, March 4, 2016 If we could glimpse the panoramic view of the biblical revelation and the Big Picture that we’re a part of, we’d see how God is forever evolving human consciousness, making us ever more ready for God. The Jewish prophets and many Catholic and Sufi mystics used words… Continue Reading Divinization

Self-Critical Thinking

Scripture: Week 1 Self-Critical Thinking Thursday, February 25, 2016 In the Judeo-Christian scriptures, we read about people who found God in the actual, in seemingly secular history, and in mundane daily life. This is the Jewish matrix by which we were gradually prepared for the personal incarnation. It widened, solidified, and paved the runway by… Continue Reading Self-Critical Thinking

The Body of God

Science: Week 2 The Body of God Wednesday, November 11, 2015 In the fourth century, St. Augustine said that “the church consists in the state of communion of the whole world.” Wherever we are connected, in right relationship—you might say “in love”—there is the Christ, the Body of God, and there is the church, the… Continue Reading The Body of God

The Cosmic Christ

Science: Week 1 The Cosmic Christ Thursday, November 5, 2015 Franciscan mysticism has a unique place in the world through its absolutely Christocentric lens, although the Franciscan emphasis is actually nothing more nor less than the full Gospel itself. Most Christians know about Jesus of Nazareth, but very few know about the Christ, and even… Continue Reading The Cosmic Christ

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